All articles for the topic: coastal areas

Kodro, a fish farmer in Segoro Tambak Village, East Java, Indonesia, is finding ways to protect his livelihood.

Safeguarding A Coastal Community with Silvofishery

This blog describes how silvofishery has been used as an adaptation strategy to help strengthen an Indonesian coastal community’s resilience through safeguarding livelihoods and the environment.

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Ecosystem-Based Adaptation from Mountains to Oceans

This publication by GIZ illustrates a selection of applied EbA measures in a variety of landscapes and ecosystems - from mountain to ocean, that can be found online at the PANORAMA platform.

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Restoration of the former Saltworks

Adaptive restoration of former saltworks can help wetlands recover their functionality and resilience to adapt to sea-level rise, while improving the biodiversity habitat.

 

 

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Climate change, migration and adaptation in deltas

Summary of key findings from the Deltas, Vulnerability and Climate Change: Migration and Adaptation (DECCMA) project which ran 2014-2018 and focused on African and Asian deltas.

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Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa (2nd Edition)

An updated version of the popular handbook outlining projected climate change, sectoral impacts and responses (adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and accessing climate finance) in southern Africa

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Ecosystem-based Adaptation, Women and Flood Resilience in Central Vietnam

ResilNam aims at strengthening the role of women in DRM and CCA through ecosystem-based adaptation, namely the restoration and sustainable management of mangroves and urban water bodies.

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Gender and Climate Change Adaptation: A flexible training package

This training package is a standalone capacity building program targeted at government officials and practitioners, focusing on integrating gender into climate change adaptation practices.

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Gender Sourcebook: Integrating Gender into Proposals

This online sourcebook aims to help ensure that gender considerations and women’s empowerment are incorporated into large-scale climate change adaptation projects.

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Coastal Hazard Wheel Platform

The Coastal Hazard Wheel platform is the hub for all activities related to the Coastal Hazard Wheel system.

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University College Cork

University College Cork (UCC) is an internationally competitive, research-led University that plays a key role in the development of Ireland’s knowledge-based economy.

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Pilot Programme for Integrated Adaptation Strategies in Grenada

This project supports the island state of Grenada by enhancing the resilience of parts of the population and ecosystems that are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. 

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Canada's Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate

Canada's Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate assesses climate change sensitivity, risks and adaptation along Canada's marine coasts.

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Coastal ecosystem-based approaches for island nations

New web-based resources encourage the adoption of coastal ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) as part of wider adaptation strategies of island nations.

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Crescent Beach Community Meeting Series: Summary Report on Coastal Flooding and Climate Change

Crescent Beach Community Addresses Coastal Flooding

This report documents the outcomes of a series of meetings with the Crescent Beach community of British Columbia in the summer of 2016 to discuss reponses to sea level rise.

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Mangrove Restoration: 'To plant or not to plant?'

The majority of mangrove planting efforts are failing. A more effective approach is natural mangrove rehabilitation. This leaflet explores the question ‘To plant or not to plant?’

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Addressing flooding in the city of Surat beyond its boundaries

This paper describes the flood risks faced by Surat, India. It also reviews measures being taken to reduce flood risks – and how climate change is likely to affect such risks.

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University of Kiel

The University of Kiel (a.k.a.Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, CAU) is a university in the city of Kiel, Germany.

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Deltares

Deltares is an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and subsurface.

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Plan 4C: A Competitive and Climate Compatible Cartagena

Plan 4C: A Competitive and Climate Compatible Cartagena positions Cartagena as the first coastal city in Colombia to have a long term vision achieve climate compatible development by 2040.

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Coastal Hazard Wheel

A new coastal adaptation language to boost climate action at local, regional and national level.

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ClimateCost- TPBN 2

This briefing note provides an overview of a European-wide assessment of the impacts and economic costs of sea-level rise and an analysis of the costs and benefits of adaptation.

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I-Catch Lombok

The Indonesian Climate Adaptation Tool for Coastal Habitats (I-CATCH) tool is a participatory approach to support systematic vulnerabilitiy assessments of local coastal and fishing communities.

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Mainstreaming EbA in Belize

This project looks at the role of ecosystems in meeting the inter-linked challenges of climate change adaptation and development in Belize, and to investigate the governance changes required.

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